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How voters with disabilities factor into election equipment debate
November 12, 2019July 7, 2020
Margaret Myrick-Station, assists 87-year-old Hattie Staton with curbside voting at the Edgecombe County Administration Building in Tarboro in November 2018. Calvin Adkins / Carolina Public Press
When Damon Circosta, chairman of the state board of elections, voted in August to certify an elections equipment system opposed by local election security advocates, he said conversations with disability rights groups helped him make that decision.
Circosta, whose vote broke a 2-2 tie, was in his first meeting as board chair.
Carolina Public [...]